Today, we are very pleased to announce the LUX Score Browser release v1.0.1, which provides a measure of homology between lipidomes. This release includes different features, e.g., easy installation, improvement in the logic of output structure, tutorials, installation guide, Windows and Linux support.

Release Note: LUX Score v1.0.1, February 19th, 2018

Download LUX Score Browser v.1.0.1

LUX Score for Windows LUX Score for Linux Test Data

New in this release

  • A user-friendly graphical interface


  • Error Modeling

Error V.1

  • Improvement of computation time


Our project webpage offers you the possibility to stay in touch with the current state of the LIFS project, recent publications and many other interesting links are supported online.

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LUX score related publications

  1. Dominik Schwudke,  Andrej Shevchenko, Nils Hoffmann and Robert Ahrends,Lipidomics Informatics for Life-Science,Journal of Biotechnology,  J Biotechnol. 261:131-136, 2017.
  2. Lars F.  Eggers, Julia  Müller , Chakravarthy  Marella, Verena  Scholz, Henrik  Watz, Christian  Kugler, Klaus F.  Rabe, Torsten  Goldmann  & Dominik  Schwudke,Lipidomes of lung cancer and tumour-free lung tissues reveal distinct molecular signatures for cancer differentiation, age, inflammation, and pulmonary emphysema,Scientific Reports, Sci Rep. 7(1):11087, 2017.
  3. Chakravarthy Marella, Andrew E. Torda and Dominik Schwudke,The LUX score: a metric for lipidome homology,PLoS computational biology, PLoS Comput Biol. 11(9):e1004511, 2015.

Bioanalytical Chemistry - Research Center Borstel

Dr. Domink Schwudke - Research group leader
Dr. Fadi Al Machot - Data mining, machine learning and developer


Uni Wien
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